• Never Say Genius

  • The Genius Files, Book 2
  • By: Dan Gutman
  • Narrated by: Michael Goldstrom
  • Length: 5 hrs and 27 mins
  • 4.7 out of 5 stars (379 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Thrills, spills, and cheating death are just part of an average day on a not-so-average summer vacation for these two smarty-pants siblings. Coke and Pepsi McDonald are still stuck on the wacky family road trip that began in Mission Unstoppable, and now a brand-new evil mastermind is trying to kill them!

Coke and Pepsi McDonald never asked to be geniuses. They never asked to get lowered into a basket of boiling french fries, either. And they certainly never asked to be frozen in soft-serve ice cream, stampeded in a wild stadium riot, or kidnapped on a high-speed roller coaster. But that's what happens when a red-haired villain named Archie Clone is chasing you across America. This just might be the most dangerous road trip in history - and the most awesome!

Want to join in the fun? Fire up the old Google Maps and follow the McDonald twins as they get chased from the National Mustard Museum to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. And whatever you do - never say genius.

©2012 Dan Gutman (P)2013 Blackstone Audiobooks

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  • 06-26-21

epic and legendary

the whole series is awesome awesome epic legendary awesome mythical and amazing and super funny

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very good!!

very good! very surprising ending! I hope the 3rd is just as good as this!!

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This is one book I actually like

This book was exciting and adventure packed with a bunch of others to read I would recommend this book

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Yay‼️

Fun‼️ I like how Archie clone tryed to kill Coke and Pep with food😂 and how the kids tell their parents the truth but they don’t believe them🤪 loved this book guys, you’ll love it‼️‼️

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Why on this green earth?

Who would give this to they’re kid? A story about psychopath who is killing/killed hundreds of kids for a measly million dollars, that he’s have used up by the time he’s done killing them in slow, complicated, sadistic, vile ways? That’s literally what the story is basically about! But its written in such a sad childish way that you’d never think it. I’m assuming this is targeted at tweens, but theirs something wrong with if you think its ok for you kid to listen to this.

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Great 👍!!!!!

So exciting in the house on the rock 🪨 and other part of the story.So fun!

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T.g.f is awesome

This book was amazing and fun I hope you make a lot of more books



IT WAS AWESOME 😎!!!!!!!

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Enjoyable for kids and adults!

Listening with my kids, and we all love The Genius Files! These are great books for road trips.

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Funny!

I think this is a great children's book.
the series is really fun and funny and scary and jumpy.
Check it out!

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  • 08-26-20

Awesome 😎 👍👍

Very good it was so good you must listen to this you will
Like this

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  • Anonymous User
  • 08-29-20

Who is the genius

This book is a great way of eating time it is filled with expressions and a bit scary this is really a 7-10 year old book but you know they turn out ok because there is still a load more books. Make sure you read or listen to number 1 first or its confusing. ENJOY THE ADVENTURE

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  • B Sinclair
  • 11-15-21

pog.

The best spy book for 9 to 12 yrs

I need to put something here lol e e e e e

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  • spencer
  • 09-15-21

never read it

so i am just giving itva 5
lollollo lol lol lol lol lol lol lol the lol is for cause i had to rate

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  • miss kate wormald
  • 07-15-22

Josh thinks that it’s a very good story because it is very exiting

I like every single thing about the story
And it was a very good story because it was exiting cliffhanging

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  • lisa burrows
  • 05-30-22

God of all thing's great and small

God help them with their trip and keep them alive and safe for evermore

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  • Meriel D.
  • 04-10-22

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Thanks so sorry buddy I’m just waiting on my phone number and I will send mail to mail this morning thanks for the update I love it all thanks so I’ll be happy for it thanks again buddy thanks for sending this thanks buddy thanks for the info I love it thanks buddy thanks for all the info and I’ll let you all have some great time today love and you are both great thank love love and happy holidays

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  • Lauren Godwin
  • 02-09-22

THE BEST THING EVER!

READ THIS! It is perfect for children and parents! Awesome everything! Michael and Dan thumbs up!

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  • Gaenor Lloyd
  • 05-22-20

Love it perfect 😍😍😍

The story was perfect 👌 I love ❤️ it very funny dan gutman is one of my favourite it was worth money 💸💸💸

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  • Anonymous User
  • 08-03-20

Funny and exciting for kids

Our kids love Pep and Coke! Great for road trips and keeping little minds busy and away from screens.

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  • Susan
  • 10-24-21

This was amazing

You did a really great job with this audiobook and I already have all 5 of the genius files 🤩🤩🤩🤩🤩🤩🤩🤩🤩🤩🤩🤩🤩🤩🤩🤩🤩🤩🤩🤩🤩🤩🤩🤩🤩🤩🤩🤩🤩🤩🤩🤩🤩🤩🤩🤩🤩🤩🤩😹🤩😹😹

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  • Rebekah Waldron
  • 05-04-21

LOVE

I LOVE THIS BOOK SO SO SO MUCH MORE THAN GOD MORE THAN DISNEY WORLD

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  • London
  • 01-21-21

I can not say my name but it was brilliant

I loved this audiobook and I would recommend it to everyone.It is the best audiobook series.